Sanctuary Vineyards

Here we are in October, and out at Sanctuary Vineyards they’re just finishing the harvest.  Vineyard Manager, John Wright, says it’s been a good year for growing wine grapes, citing two Bordeaux varietals that he thought did particularly well.  “The … Continue reading

Coffee, Pastries and a Good Read

Books or coffee? Coffee or books? Sometimes it is difficult to pick one first, and that may be the key to success for Duck’s Cottage. There is something therapeutic about casually sipping a latte or espresso with an open book … Continue reading

Carolina Keiki Children’s Store

After almost a year in business, Carolina Keiki has become the prominent retailer of unique children’s clothing and accessories on the Outer Banks. Located in the Waterfront Shops in Duck, NC, Carolina Keiki (Hawaiian for “child”) pedals everything from baby … Continue reading

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge isn’t exactly on the Outer Banks but it’s not that far away either, and for anyone looking to learn about the area’s natural history it is worth the trip across the Roanoke Sound. Created 30 … Continue reading

On Point at The Blue Point

When The Blue Point opened a little over 25 years ago, there wasn’t much that anyone could call a town in Duck-a few shops, the beginning of a retail district, a scattering of rental homes and maybe 150 or 200 permanent residents. The … Continue reading